February 4, 2010 11:59:00 am
After entering into a war of words with Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan,Shiv Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray has attacked Union Home Minister P Chidambaram for acting as Pakistan’s Home Minister.
Clarifying his party’s stand on various issues,including the controversy over Marathi Manoos,Thackeray said,”Rahul should not interfere in Marathi affairs. Rahul should stop all this or we won’t allow him into Mumbai.”
Over the Sena’s issue with actor Shah Rukh Khan,Thackeray said,”We have no issues against Shah Rukh Khan’s film (My Name is Khan) and neither have we told any theatre owner not to show his film.”
“Our problem is with his stand on Pakistani players. It is up to him now whether to change his stand or stick to it,” he added.
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Uddhav also criticized Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan for not fighting for Maharashtra like the other CMs did in the past.
Thackeray said,”I am ashamed of Chief Minister Ashok Chavan.”
Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray had on Wednesday hit back at Rahul Gandhi’s ”Mumbai for all Indians” comment by saying Mumbai may belong to all Indians,but how can it belong to an Italian mummy.
In a statement in the party mouthpiece ”Saamna”,Thackeray said,”Mumbai was not a guesthouse of the country that anyone comes to Mumbai and leaves.”
Mumbai belongs to Maharashtra and Marathi people,Thackeray said,and added,”If anyone is going to murder this truth,he will have to face weapons of Maharashtra.”
Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticized both the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) for their unwarranted attacks on north Indians,and said that every inch of India belongs to each and every Indian.
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